Barclays Premier League
Aston Villa 0-0 Sunderland
Newcastle 3-0 Stoke City - Cisse 18', Cabaye 14', 57'
Npower League One
Tranmere Rovers 1-1 Hartlepool United - Welsh 40', Sweeney 69'
Blue Square Bet Premier
Bath City 4-2 Gateshead - Connolly 4', M.Canham (pen) 8', Gallinagh 13', S.Canham 55', Cummins 72', Hatch 79'
Braintree 0-1 York City - Tonne 75'
Forest Green 2-0 Darlington - Forbes 4', Klukowski 67'
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